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About the Course

The courses in the Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices Specialization are a recommended precursor to UCI's Applied Project Management Certificate. Successful projects require careful upfront planning. In this course, you’ll learn the key roles and responsibilities of the project manager and project team. You’ll also learn to answer some key questions upfront to help you meet project objectives: What will this project accomplish? Why is this project important? Who benefits from this project? How will we plan for successful outcomes? Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Identify the key characteristics of a project 2. Identify primary project constraints 3. Define the role and responsibilities of the project manager 4. Identify Project Organizational Structures 5. Understand the definition of a Project Stakeholder 6. Identify project stakeholders 7. Identify information needs of the project stakeholders 8. Define responsibility for managing stakeholder and controlling stakeholder engagement 9. Define the purpose of using a project charter 10. Summarize the key elements of a project plan 11. Identify common sources of conflict within a project environment 12. Describe the difference between authority and influence...
foundational knowledge
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introductory course
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Top reviews

Jun 24, 2020

This course provides some practical situation which enriches my acknowledgment about being a responsible in any project and it also helps me to understand the planning process management proficiently!

Jul 5, 2020

Excelent course! It gives you the principles of project management for the early phases, initianing and planning, it has very good dynamic and share examples, it's a good option if you're newbie in PM

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By Saurabh G

Jun 25, 2017

Very Helpful and Elaborate Content.

By Franco A R C

Oct 5, 2016

Excelente Curso, lo recomiendo 100%

By Admire N

Jun 28, 2016

Very helpful and detailed materials

By Angelo

May 8, 2016

Very easy to follow and understand.

By Leesi V

Jan 12, 2022

Simple and very easy to understand

By Do N H

Jan 30, 2021

This course is very useful for me.

By Digvijay T P

Jan 24, 2021

the course content is really good.

By Issa K

Dec 25, 2020

Awesome Training Course Thank You!

By Ahmad k A

Dec 11, 2020

thank you so much for your efforts

By Tuuli P

Nov 11, 2020

Loved every part of it. Thank you!

By Sree D K K

Sep 28, 2020

Fundamentals of Project Management

By Abdullah A M

Sep 17, 2020

Great to be learning to add skills

By Narmadha.M

Jul 16, 2020

Please make the sound more louder.

By Tarandeep S

Jul 14, 2020


By Willard S

Apr 25, 2020

Easy to follow if you're a novice.

By Hisham A

Apr 10, 2020

Useful and necessary for young PMs

By Abdulla

Jan 21, 2020

I benefited a lot form this course

By Delaney O

Jan 4, 2020

Very informative and enlightening.

By Saeedullah A

Dec 25, 2019

This was very helpful for initiate

By samer n

Dec 16, 2019

very interesting and useful course


Apr 5, 2019

Great course, I learnt many things

By Renee

Aug 28, 2018

Great intro to Project Management.

By Jignesh P

Jul 22, 2018

This was very good. It has set the

By Yibin L

Dec 29, 2017

Well-organized and easy to access!

By Abdikani A S

Dec 2, 2017

this course is really interesting.